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. >>> as he continues to struggle with the budget crisis president obama is looking for more government spending. he vowed his plans would be fully paid for. >> nothing i am proposing tonight should increase our deficit by a single dime. it is not a bigger government we need but a smarter government that sets priorities and invests in broad based growth. >> peter doocy is live in washington with more on last night's address. good morning, peter. >> president obama told the nation last night that reducing the deficit should be part of the federal government's agenda. the north star that guides her effort must be a growing economy that creates good middle class joabs. he also says nobody works full-time should have to live in poverty and proposed raising the minimum wage about 25 percent from 7.25 to $9 an hour. >> since the last time this congress raised the minimum wage 19 states have chosen to bump theirs even hire. tonight let's declare in the healthiest nation on earth no one who works full-time should have to live in poverty and raise the federal minimum wage to $9 an hour. we shoul
since 1992. the obama administration denies the report. it comes as lawmakers returned from cuba trying to secure the release of allen gross the contractor who has been held there since 2009. >> it is the end for a major hollywood couple. josh rolland and diane lane are calling it quits after 8 years. it's the second divorce for both stars. no children together. it is an amicable split. broland was arre-- brolin was arrested for public intoxication. >> who knew what and when? we may finally get some answers on the benghazi terror attack. finally agreeing to release e-mails. this coming as the u.s. once again has been denied access to the suspect connected to the attack. peter doocy is live with more. >> by the time u.n. ambassador had the talking points on the infamous string of five sunday shows someone had taken out all language about al qaeda. now the administration is going to turn over a string of more than 70 e-mails showing exactly who advocated for that and who pushed the story line of the attack was spontaneous. egypt believed to have first hand knowledge of which terrorists pa
) >> congratulations. >> yes, that was michelle obama. in a surprise first lady gave the announcement argo won best picture. the humble ben affleck got his moment to shine. >> gentle grudges. it doesn't matter how you get knocked down in life because that's going to happen. all that matters is you got to get up. >> very true. steven spielberg won bers director and lee took home the gold for the daring movie life of sy. daniel day-lewis won best ak fo tore for his portrayal of the former president. he was the first ever to win three best actor oscars. >> jennifer lawrence for her role in silver lining play books. she tripped on the way to the stage. then she did get a standing o. >> thank you. you guys are just standing up because you feel bad that i fell and that's real limb bare rasing. >>> oo he won his best supporting actor for quentin tarantino change and hathaway as expected won best supporting actress for les mis and oscar go adelle won best song for sky fall it is the first james bond movie to win a best song oscar. there is this an oprah rare between sky fall and zero dark 30 that hasn't ha
terror attack. president obama never called any officials in libya until the smoke had cleared and four americans were dead. now he has a chance to get even more information. another republican senator ted cruise in texas sl raising red blaggs about a possible conflict of interest with chuck hagel just because he won't release some financial discloesh ours. they were wondering why hagel didn't disclose certain speeches he made as they were coming to light. president obama thinks all of the opposition is responsible. >> it's unfortunate that this kind of politics intrudes at a time when i am still presiding over a war in afghanistan and i need a secretary of defense who is coordinating with pour allies to make sure our troops are getting the kind of strategy and mission that they deserve. >> earlier this week had he pushed a vote on the president's nominee to run the cia john brennan because they want more information about the administration's drone policy. specifically those rules about drone targeting american citizens. heather? >> peeter doocy. thanks so much. now congress is off to
said. senior obama administration official told us chuck hagel's testimony was not perfect he had a long day as he tried to explain away past public positions about important issues like iran and israel. >> give me an example where we have been intimidated the jewish lobby to do something dumb in the mideast or anywhere else. >> do you agree you shouldn't have said something like that? >> yes, i do. i have already said that. >> if he is confirmed he would be the first vietnam veteran to ever serve as secretary of defense. some of his supporters yesterday tried to highlight his service while comparing him to another senator who had a much smoother confirmation hearing last week. >> john kerry, chuck hagel with are a band of brothers out of vietnam with that special bond. i am sure you will utilize that and remember and make those two departments perform their function best serve the president and best serve the country. >> a senior obama administration tells us they think senator hagel tried hard to answer the questions in good faith but they were shocked and disappointed there wer
calmer moments we heard john brennan explain his fiphilosophy which included defense of the obama administration's drone program. >> i never believed in a terrorist event to detain him. we want to detain as much as possible to get information from them to prevent further terrorist attacks. >> the agency started using enhanced interrogation techniques like waterboarding. yesterday he changed his tune a little bit. >> i have expressed my personal objections and views about certain of those eit's such as waterboarding nudity and others where i professed my personal objections to it but i did not try to stop it because it was something that was being done in a different part of the agency under the authority of others. >> some senators yesterday noted concern about the lack of transparency surrounding the drone program. other democrats like the chair diane fine stein supported him more thoroughly. fine stein says he will make a fine leader for the cia. >> it is time for your 5@5:00. >> some of the other stories making news for you at this hour. defense secretary leon panetta coming un
off. this is a problem congress can solve. >> president obama's white house helped prevent sequestration for the failure of the debt committee two years ago and now they are wondering why they didn't do anything to stop it sooner. >> the president signed it into law. from august 2011 through the end of the year the president did nothing to stop it. the white house recommended see quest station in 2011. now it is the fault of the president and congress. on the potential chopping block defense spending on the threats that could effect homeland security. oo that's what general bob scales is talking about this morning going on the record the general discussing that the impact could directly have an impact on our military strength. >> the easiest way to get money is people you can write a check to reduce those very quickly. the army is already took 66 percent in 2012. they are taking their proportion gnat share in 2013. what this means is for those troops deployed in afghanistan that leaves the army in a can nun drum do they expand the troops in afghanistan or send troops that a
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